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Katie: Hiya, and welcome to the “Wellness Mama,” podcast. I’m Katie from and, that’s wellness with an E on the tip. And I’m right here at present with Dr. Robin Berzin, who’s the founder and CEO of Parsley Well being, which is America’s main holistic medical follow, particularly designed to assist girls overcome power circumstances. And she or he based this firm to assist People fight the rising tide of power illness via, actually, personalised holistic medication. And she or he’s additionally the creator of a brand new guide referred to as, “State Change,” which we discuss at present.


And on this episode, we go into lots of various things, root trigger, useful medication, why psychological well being struggles aren’t simply in our head, they will begin in our our bodies, and easy methods to do a self-assessment to get a baseline, easy methods to get cheap labs, poor actions versus habits and why the distinction is necessary, why she assessments thyroid ranges in each single affected person, why common is just not optimum and easy methods to perceive your lab outcomes, why girls have been excluded from medical analysis till 1993 and so lab ranges nonetheless don’t mirror correct ranges for girls due to this, what to find out about metabolic syndrome in blood sugar, the wonderful science of meditation, and a lot extra.


Very sensible episode. She’s lots of enjoyable to speak to, and I do know you’ll get pleasure from this as a lot as I did. So with out additional ado, let’s be part of Dr. Berzin. Robin, welcome. Thanks a lot for being right here.


Robin: Thanks for having me.


Katie: I really feel like it is a long-overdue dialog, and I’m so excited we lastly get to talk. And I really feel like a few of your present work is extraordinarily related to our viewers of girls and mothers who’re listening. So I can’t wait to leap in. However for background, for many who aren’t accustomed to you, I’d guess many individuals are, however are you able to simply type of give us an outline of your background, and what led you to your present work path into beginning Parsley Well being?


Robin: Yeah. Effectively, thanks for having me. Lengthy overdue, for certain. Excited for this dialog. I’m a mother of three. My youngest is six months. I’m a physician. And I’m not solely educated in inside medication, type of typical medication, educated in New York Metropolis, however I additionally educated in one thing referred to as useful medication, which is about attending to the foundation trigger, attending to the why. And people two trainings mixed collectively led me to see that there’s a highly effective want for all of us to have a type of medication that’s actually holistic, that appears at us as a complete individual, that understands our previous and our childhoods and the trauma that we’ve been via, and the context of our lives and what we’re consuming and the way we’re transferring, and whether or not or not we now have which means and function, and must issue all of that into our plan for well being and wellness.


And so, all of that type of got here collectively for me, and I began the corporate referred to as Parsley Well being to carry that type of medication, one of the best of typical major care plus one of the best of a extra useful, holistic method collectively, so that you didn’t have to decide on, in order that we may assist lots of people heal, particularly girls, heal from the commonest points we now have at present, that are the autoimmune, the GI, the psychological well being, the hormone, the fertility, the center points, the blood sugar points, and that girls actually need a unique type of care. So, that’s why I’m right here.


Katie: I undoubtedly had my very own journey with that within the early phases of Hashimoto’s, and attempting to get solutions from medical doctors. And lots of the traditional medical doctors checked out all the pieces type of in isolation. And the thyroid is its personal type of remoted a part of the physique that wasn’t linked to your intestine, or wasn’t linked to the rest. And it was a journey of plenty of studying for me to uncover that. And I agree with you utterly. I believe one of the best outcomes occur after we can use one of the best of each worlds, and when we now have knowledgeable sufferers, who’re working with suppliers who’re in alignment. I’ve stated lots of instances on right here, we’re every our personal major well being care supplier, and we now have accountability for our well being, however one of the best outcomes occur when we now have a practitioner who understands root trigger, and who is aware of what they’re doing, to information us.


And I do know a few of your latest work, you might be speaking lots concerning the relationship between power sickness and psychological well being. And I do know this, like, that mental-emotional facet was an ignored piece for me for a very long time. That it was so humorous after I realized it, as a result of it actually was proper there the entire time. However let’s discuss that, as a result of I really feel like that is one thing that we’re beginning to perceive an increasing number of not too long ago.


Robin: So, I forgot to additionally point out, I’m the creator of a guide referred to as “State Change,” that got here out not too long ago, which is all concerning the bodily limitations to peak psychological well being. And for therefore many people, we really feel like our psychological well being is in our heads. And but, for many people, our psychological well being is definitely beginning in our our bodies. And in our medical system, actually, psychological well being is its personal division. And the medical doctors who’re centered on psychological well being don’t give attention to the bodily. And the medical doctors centered on the bodily don’t give attention to psychological well being. And that’s not working, as a result of there’s no magic concrete wall between our heads and our our bodies. And what’s occurring in your physique is going on in your mind, and vice versa.


And after I began Parsley, you realize, I didn’t begin it explicitly as a psychological well being service. It was actually for anybody affected by a power situation, a number of power circumstances, or simply signs they couldn’t determine. And what I noticed over and over that was type of magical was that we have been addressing nutrient deficiencies, excessive blood sugar, thyroid points, such as you had, that weren’t identified, hormone points. Serving to individuals change how they handled their physique through the day when it got here to meals or motion, supplementation. And the way, alongside the best way, individuals have been getting off their psych medicine, individuals have been feeling higher, individuals have been feeling extra in management. Like, they knew easy methods to assist themselves when it got here to psychological well being.


And whether or not you have got a household historical past of psychological well being dysfunction or a private historical past of trauma, or whether or not you’re affected by the burnout and power fatigue and anxiousness, despair that we’ve all lived via for the previous couple years, regardless of the place you fall in that, should you don’t deal with what’s occurring within the physique, it’s like attempting to climb Everest and never attending to base camp. And so, I wished to create a roadmap for individuals to get to base camp, as a result of we now have to search out our psychological well being, as you realize, over and over and over proper now. It’s not one thing you decide off the psychological well being tree and stroll away with. It’s one thing we now have to domesticate each single day.


Katie: Yeah, and it is smart that that could be a back-and-forth relationship, that our bodily well being impacts psychological well being. Additionally, our psychological well being influences our selections with our bodily well being and vice versa. What are among the mechanisms bodily that may affect psychological well being? Like, I do know we hear concerning the gut-brain connection, and the way intestine well being can affect psychological well being. And I do know there’s much more to it than that, however simply type of give us an outline of a few of these issues.


Robin: Yeah. You realize, to begin with, I at all times say you possibly can’t know the place you’re going until you realize the place you’ve been. And I don’t find out about you, however I don’t keep in mind what I had for lunch final Tuesday, not to mention, like, how anxious or foggy or drained I used to be. Or how bloated I used to be, or how a lot my proper knee ached or my left hip ached, you realize, a month or two in the past. And so what we begin off with within the guide, and what we provide at Parsley as nicely, is that this self-assessment. That’s a complete physique symptom rating, and also you give your self a rating. And it’s a quantity, as a result of, once more, we are able to’t keep in mind this stuff. We bought an excessive amount of occurring.


And so, once you give your self that quantity, and then you definately begin to make a few of these interventions, you begin to see, “Oh, when my intestine’s actually flaring up, and my bloating and my reflux and my constipation and my fuel are actually dangerous, my mind fog and my complications are actually dangerous too.” And also you begin to join the dots throughout the physique. In order that’s really the place we begin, is that this preliminary evaluation of the place you’re at from a symptom perspective, out of your feminine hormones to your psychological well being, to your intestine well being to your musculoskeletal well being, as a result of it’s all linked.


After which what I like to recommend within the guide after we discuss kind of figuring this out can also be some testing. And I checklist out the blood work you can take to your common physician, you possibly can see us at Parsley, nationwide or on-line, or you possibly can go to your common physician, be like, “Take a look at this stuff.” As a result of let’s discuss your Hashimoto’s, proper? Thyroid issues. One in 5 girls might be identified or have a thyroid situation in her lifetime. Most of that’s hypothyroid, so low functioning thyroid versus hyper, or excessive functioning. And when you have got hypothyroid, you get constipation, you get bloating, you get excessive ldl cholesterol, you get weight achieve, you get dry pores and skin, you get exhaustion, and also you get despair.


And I can not let you know what number of girls have come to see us and have been placed on an antidepressant or informed they have been depressed, and nobody had examined their thyroid for Hashimoto’s, which is a kind of thyroid, autoimmune-based hypothyroidism, or simply common selection, there’s two sorts. And after we discovered that they only had a thyroid dysfunction, we may deal with that, and all the pieces else cleared up. And so we stroll you thru among the testing. And we are able to speak extra about this, however your blood sugar, in case your blood sugar is excessive, your mind is infected, you’ll be anxious. And greater than 50% of People have metabolic syndrome, or dysfunctional capacity to handle their very own blood sugar, proper? We eat, like, a, I believe it’s a 94% refined food plan, ultra-refined food plan. That is our flours, our sugars or processed meals. Something that got here in a bag that you just, like, pop open, or crinkles, like, didn’t develop out of the bottom, wasn’t an animal you would acknowledge strolling round.


Like, you realize, these meals are creating irritation within the physique, are creating excessive ranges of blood sugar that we are able to’t management very nicely, as a result of our our bodies weren’t designed to eat these sorts of meals. And none of that is about shaming meals or calling a meals dangerous or good. But it surely could be impacting your physique in a approach that’s making you’re feeling foggy, anxious, depressed. And so, we stroll via the issues to check for in relation to your thyroid, your feminine hormones, your blood sugar, your adrenals, your coronary heart well being, irritation. And you’ll take that checklist, or like, rip the web page out within the guide and take it to your physician.


After which we additionally, and we are able to get into this, we discuss among the issues that we do each single day. Meals, actions, how we have a look at know-how. Scrolling our social media, final time I checked, is just not serving to anyone out. With regards to psychological well being, and the analysis is absolutely there that it doesn’t. It’s really actually depleting our psychological well being. And so, then we speak within the guide about assessing your signs, assessing your blood work, after which assessing your core actions. And I name them core actions, not habits, as a result of what you eat on daily basis, and whether or not you sit for 11 hours a day, otherwise you stand up and transfer, these issues aren’t habits. Habits, is, like, biting your nails. These issues are, like, core actions which might be defining how you’re feeling.


Katie: I like that distinction. And to only go slightly deeper on a few the stuff you stated, as a result of there have been so many good factors you simply made. On the thyroid facet, I do know, in my expertise, and I don’t have Hashimoto’s now, all my ranges are regular and I don’t have antibodies, so I’m thought-about utterly Hashimoto’s-free. However after I was within the early phases, I’d go to a physician and they’d check issues, and they’d inform me, “Oh, your ranges are regular.” And what I finally realized was, A, there appears to be some discrepancy relying on who you’re employed with on what is definitely thought-about regular ranges. And sadly, individuals who have thyroid issues are those which might be getting examined that they’re basing the degrees on.


In addition to they didn’t check my antibodies, or they examined, like, two issues, and so they determined these have been regular and didn’t check the rest. And so, that is the factor I like to clarify, as a result of should you suppose you might need a thyroid situation, and your physician’s solely testing a pair variables, they won’t really be figuring out an underlying drawback. However I’d love so that you can clarify that higher. Like, what do you check in relation to thyroid?


Robin: So, day one, once you come to Parsley, and after I say come, I imply, see us on-line and we order assessments, your native LabCorp, Quest, whoever we’re working with, otherwise you’re working with to your insurance coverage. However what we do is we now have a baseline panel, the Parsley baseline, and we check the total thyroid panel, together with antibodies, as part of that, in each single individual. As a result of that is so underdiagnosed, and it’s rampant. And after we check, you realize, lots of people say, “Effectively, I bought a TSH accomplished, and my physician stated it was regular.” Effectively, to begin with, oftentimes, I’ll see individuals are available in with TSHs of 4 and 5, their physician stated, “Ah, that’s okay, it’s borderline.”


And there’s a distinction between regular and optimum. And we now have to know that the reference ranges, the ranges of regular on our lab assessments, are based mostly on the typical of our inhabitants at present. And our common inhabitants in america, 60% of individuals have a identified power situation. Forty p.c have two or extra. Tens of thousands and thousands extra have a power situation, don’t understand it but, as a result of we check reactively. We wait until you’re feeling horrible after which we check. We don’t proactively check for this stuff, which is improper. We’ve made ourselves up as, I name it a narrative. It’s like a Greek fantasy. Bear in mind the Greek myths from, like, elementary faculty? I name it a Greek fantasy that lab testing is dear. It’s a lie that the labs have pulled over the insurance coverage corporations, however testing all this blood work is, like, actually low-cost, and it’s getting cheaper on daily basis.


And so we check reactively and we have a look at these averages. And common is just not optimum. And our nation doesn’t really feel good, it feels sick. And ladies are disproportionately, beneath 65, experiencing the overwhelming majority of the psychological well being points, the GI points, the autoimmune and irritation points, the fertility and hormone points. And ladies have been excluded from medical analysis till 1993. And so, we now have a extremely kind of problematic set of reference ranges. And so, individuals will come to me and say, “Effectively, my TSH was nice.” And I’ll say, “Effectively, I don’t care if it was nice. Was it good? And did they check your free T4, free T3, anti-thyroglobulin antibody, anti-TPO?” These are the antibodies.


Antibodies, for everybody, are a part of your immune system that’s actually pure and necessary, and it’s how we struggle off colds and flus, however it may well go haywire, and it may well get triggered and assault a part of your individual physique. And 80% of autoimmune illness, which is a few type of antibodies are attacking some a part of your physique, is in girls, for causes that aren’t nicely understood. And Hashimoto’s, which you had and removed, and I wanna hear how you probably did that, as a result of that’s superior, you realize, is absolutely, actually widespread. And so, when our antibodies, our immune system, assaults our thyroid, our thyroid’s capacity to operate nicely goes down.


We additionally check for nutrient ranges, as a result of, how nicely your thyroid operates and the way nicely these hormones function in your physique additionally is determined by selenium, zinc, vitamin D, which the overwhelming majority of People are poor in, iodine, iron, proper? So we wanna have a look at a few of these different issues that we are able to then appropriate. We additionally have a look at meals allergy symptoms, as a result of gluten, as an illustration, in wheat is usually a large set off for Hashimoto’s. And for some individuals, not everybody, however some individuals, that may be an issue. So we check all of this present day one. And it may be a large unlock for individuals to essentially perceive not simply what’s “inside the regular vary,” however what is perfect, and optimum for them.


Katie: Yeah, that’s such an necessary level. And I’d like to additionally speak extra concerning the blood sugar and the metabolic syndrome factor, as a result of I really feel like this isn’t talked about sufficient, regardless of the overwhelming majority of People having a few of these markers for metabolic syndrome. And the excellent news is, it looks like lots of the issues that may assist affect these are very a lot inside our management. However are you able to type of give us an outline of what are the markers that outline metabolic syndrome, how we are able to use blood sugar to our benefit? I’ve beloved utilizing a steady glucose monitor just a few instances to get knowledge by myself physique and what it reacts to with totally different meals. And now, like, my fasting glucose is 73 or 74 each single day, and that’s useful knowledge I wouldn’t have recognized if I hadn’t tracked it. So, are you able to give us an outline and a primer on all issues blood sugar and metabolic syndrome?


Robin: Yeah. So, metabolic syndrome is mainly the step earlier than diabetes. And for most individuals, diabetes is sort 2 diabetes, which is the sort that we develop via food plan and way of life. So, sitting all day, consuming an excessive amount of sugar. The common American needs to be consuming lower than 25 grams of complete sugar a day, however they’re consuming 75. Oftentimes, one soda has 50 grams. And that’s like throwing a grenade in your digestive tract and watching it explode. That’s the way it feels to the physique once you eat one thing like that.


And so, the metabolic syndrome points are actually rampant, and it’s the place your physique’s having a tough time managing your blood sugar. And we have a tendency in medication to look, once more, reactively, i.e. when it’s slightly too late, at hemoglobin A1C, which is a measure of whether or not or not you have got diabetes or metabolic syndrome. And should you’re at 5.7 or above, it’s metabolic syndrome, and 6.5 or above is sort 2 diabetes. And I’m gonna skip sort 1 on the market for proper now. For all of you who’ve sort 1, I hear you, I see you, however we’re gonna discuss sort 2 for a second.


And the fact is that 5.7 being that cutoff is slightly bit arbitrary, and slightly bit late. And I don’t wish to see a hemoglobin A1C of even 5.4, or 5.5, as a result of it tells me we’re on our approach. However once more, these are regular ranges. And what the A1C marker doesn’t do is let you know should you’re in your approach. And so what we check at Parsley is fasting insulin and fasting glucose, that are early markers. And we wanna see that fasting insulin, ideally, nicely on, round 2 or undetectable, however undoubtedly nicely beneath 10. And we wanna see our fasting glucose, which means very first thing within the morning, haven’t eaten something, what’s that blood sugar degree? We wanna see that round 80, 70s and 80s. We don’t wanna see it too low. Like, 50 is just not good. So don’t maintain…it’s not like golf, the place you simply wish to maintain happening.


However we wanna see it round 70s and 80s. And you wouldn’t consider the individuals who suppose that they’re Mr. and Mrs. Wholesome, consuming all the suitable issues, transferring, who’ve a fasting glucose of, like, 95, 100. And that tells us that our physique’s having bother managing blood sugar. And when blood sugar is perpetually excessive, your insulin goes up, you begin storing extra fats, particularly across the stomach. You begin getting extra irritation and immune dysfunction within the physique, your testosterone goes up. So, polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is absolutely simply, not a illness, however a syndrome, is the primary explanation for fertility troubles at present, after age. And that’s largely a metabolic situation. So, our blood sugar impacts our hormones, and our blood sugar additionally affect our brains and our anxiousness ranges. And it’s one thing that we have to be much more proactive about.


Katie: And I like your use of the phrase, like, the core actions versus habits. I believe that’s a really…and it additionally speaks to us having extra management over it. And it appears extra enjoyable than simply habits. I’d love so that you can discuss among the perhaps damaging ones that we now have, which might be essentially the most negatively impactful, and likewise among the constructive ones we are able to construct which might be gonna be type of 80/20 greatest issues we are able to do.


Robin: So, we dwell actually totally different lives at present, proper? I imply, I take into consideration myself as a child within the ’80s, after which what my youngsters reside as little ones, like my five-year-old at present, and simply what a unique world it’s. And I believe generally we now have to take a step again for ourselves and acknowledge that. We’re, like, battling via the day. Be the mother, do the work, get via all of it, proper, get to mattress, have a social life, do your job, like… And generally I believe we neglect that the best way which we’re dwelling all day, on daily basis has been radically remodeled previously few many years. And that’s placing a degree of strain on us that I believe that we’re cracking beneath.


So after we speak concerning the lives we’re dwelling and the rampant burnout and despair and anxiousness that many people are experiencing, we additionally need to do not forget that that isn’t simply coming from inside. It’s coming from outdoors. However to your level, we do have management over it. So, the largest ones are what we eat, how we transfer, and our relationship with know-how, which aren’t habits, once more, as a result of these dominate our waking life.


And so, on the meals facet, we talked about sugar, and refined and processed meals. When you take away these meals out of your food plan, and likewise do away with the omega-6 fat, these are the canola oils, vegetable oils, grapeseed, rapeseed oils. We’re imagined to eat a few four-to-one ratio of omega-6s to omega-3s. That’s what’s wholesome for our physique. Common individual’s consuming 26 to 1. As a result of all these vegetable oils are in all of the processed meals and all of the deli bars, and all of the issues that we eat, and they’re interrupting our mind’s capacity to make use of the serotonin we now have.


We at all times hear about this, the feel-good hormone, and it’s like, be, why is everybody, you realize, so shy of serotonin at present? Effectively, a part of it’s that we’re consuming meals that make it not possible for our brains to make use of the serotonin we now have. So, chopping out these processed meals, cooking your meals, even cooking two out of three meals a day, I do know we’re busy, I do know we gotta seize and go generally. I do it too. However that’s the primary factor you are able to do.


And once more, what you place in your mouth on daily basis is info for each single cell in your physique, and the microbes that dwell in your intestine. And what you eat is impacting how you’re feeling, not 20 years from now, however proper now. And so, I believe for lots of people, that’s a extremely thrilling wake-up name, and I do know for me it’s cheaper to cook dinner, and batch cook dinner, than it’s to eat out and purchase processed meals at present, as a result of these costs have actually gone up. That’s primary.


The second is we sit, on common, 11 hours a day. We sit on our bottoms. And we now have legs. And we weren’t meant to do this. And the physique is designed to course of feelings via motion. The physique is designed to course of our feelings via motion. And so, once you sit, these feelings get caught. So, I could be sitting right here proper now pondering, “Wow, it is a actually large podcast. I’m actually nervous. Katie’s so wonderful, and I wished to fulfill her ceaselessly.” And I could not even consciously, like, suppose that thought. It might not even kind of go throughout the, you realize, the TV display screen in my mind, however I kind of have it in a flash. After which I’ve an emotional response to that thought, which is slightly little bit of concern.


And the second I’ve that emotional response, a wave of neurotransmitters and hormones cascades via my physique, touching each single cell. And that cascade, that wave, takes about 48 hours to clear. So, think about you’re feeling confused and scared, and offended, and all of the feelings we really feel one million instances a day. And also you’re sitting, and also you’re not processing these feelings. That’s how… We discuss feelings getting caught within the physique as if it’s this, like, I’m gonna use an unpopular phrase, however, like, woo-woo factor. And what we discuss within the guide is that it’s very scientifically-backed actuality. And this cascade of neurotransmitters and hormones can in the end affect your cells’ capacity to operate, impacts your blood sugar, impacts your immune system, makes it tougher to heal. And that’s how we get weak point and illness over time, proper.


So, feelings translate via the physique, and after we’re transferring, we wash that wave out. And but we sit 11 hours a day. So, getting up and transferring, each single hour, ensuring you’re spending half-hour to an hour a day. May very well be strolling, it could possibly be dancing, it could possibly be leaping on a trampoline. I do know, for myself, and I do know from so lots of our feminine sufferers, like, motion has been hooked up to disgrace, and kind of “shoulds,” and the very last thing we’d like as mothers is one other “ought to.” And so, within the guide, I write lots about motion and train. In research, in 95% of sufferers, anxiousness and despair improved with common train. And solely 40% to 50% improved with treatment. Doesn’t imply we don’t want the treatment. Treatment is an exquisite instrument, however it’s not sufficient.


And so, we put train in that approach on the prescription pad, not as a result of it’s about getting match or trying sizzling. This guide is just not about that. It’s about feeling good, proper now. And these are issues that we are able to do totally free. There’s so many nice exercises on YouTube and Instagram and all of the locations, that I make the most of. So, these are the issues which might be in our management, that may assist us create a state change, a shift in how we really feel, each single day.


Katie: Yeah. And I believe you’re proper. There’s a unique societal expectation now, particularly on girls. And I’ve heard it stated, you realize, mothers are anticipated to work like they don’t have youngsters, after which mother or father like they don’t need to work. And we feature a lot greater than we used to. And I like additionally that you just introduced up the concept that feelings retailer within the physique. Studying “The Physique Retains the Rating” was a extremely, like, mind-opening for me. And I began to truly perceive issues on a deeper degree after I began making these connections and being attentive to each feelings, and the place I used to be feeling them in my physique.


And I believe you’re proper. It doesn’t need to be an in depth course of, typically, to unpack these. It’s, motion is so useful. And for me, it was useful to unpack and have a distinction between, like, train and motion, which I type of outline as nearly like play. Since you’re proper, I believe we now have some damaging societal issues hooked up to train. And it’s like a factor we must always do, and I’d argue there’s even lots of misinformation about the best way we “ought to” do it, and what we do within the health club, that’s not even that efficient. And so, I believe, like, train and power coaching and sprinting, these are necessary issues and people are nice instruments. However motion is a much wider class. And simply issues like going outdoors, you’re getting all these advantages of daylight and recent air and motion.


After which additionally, the concept that we expect we form our surroundings. And we do, however our surroundings additionally shapes us, to your level. And so, if we are able to modify our environments to be extra pleasant to only motion, like fixed motion versus train, that’s led to my home having, and I’ve talked about this earlier than, however, like, a gymnastics mat within the hallway, and a climbing cling board within the kitchen, and yoga swings within the child’s room, simply because if it’s there, and it’s in our approach, we have a tendency to make use of it extra.


Robin: Yeah. Completely. Like, take the yoga mat out of the closet and simply lie it down in your flooring, so it’s at all times proper there. And, you realize, for me, like, I’m not a health club individual. Like, I’m that one that… I believe I went not too long ago, as a result of sometimes I’ll go. And the little, you realize, card reader says, “Congratulations. You have been final right here 63 days in the past,” and I’m like, “Oh. Nice.” However, you realize, I love to do yoga, I love to do weight coaching at house. I like being outdoors and being in nature. And so, these are issues that, you realize, make me really feel good. And it has nothing to do with that kind of punishment mentality that I believe all of us bought schooled on in, like, the ’90s by some means. The ’90s have been, like, the period of, like, go to the health club, punish your self.


And we now have a lot energy to shift how we really feel in these moments with these little issues. And so, what I’ve actually centered on within the guide was the science of that. As a result of I believe that, you realize, even within the wellness group, generally there’s slightly bit dismissiveness of the medical analysis behind this stuff. And there’s large dismissiveness of those practices within the medical group. So I write concerning the science of meditation. Meditation is confirmed. It’s free. It’s confirmed to rewire your mind, scale back your cortisol, assist your digestion, assist your blood sugar, your hypertension, aid you focus, aid you sleep higher.


And that is all there. It really rebuilds grey matter within the mind, that the social media and information feeds that we stare in any respect day are depleting. These instruments are literally negatively remodeling the construction of your mind. And meditation is, like, constructing within the different path, and forming new connections. Train helps your mind type new connections. Meditation does as nicely. And so, you realize, within the medical group, we’re not utilizing a few of these confirmed instruments. And so what’s actually enjoyable, for me, you realize, I do know the analysis and I’ve learn the analysis, however it was actually enjoyable within the guide to dive in and say, “All proper, let me return and, like, reread and revisit a few of these research.” And simply, even I used to be blown away yet again by how compelling the analysis is behind train for psychological well being, meditation, vitamin. And, you realize, vitamin is the primary factor on our prescription pad at Parsley. It’s like, it needs to be the primary prescription pad in every single place, due to its energy to rework how we really feel at present, and the highest power circumstances we’re all dwelling with.


Katie: Yeah, and I like your level about meals being mainly like chemical inputs into the physique, not simply energy. I believe that was one other damaging facet impact of the ’90s and the limiting energy. And there have been, after all, well-talked-about damaging unwanted effects of food plan tradition on girls, and the connection we now have with meals, and, like, having concern or guilt or disgrace associated to meals. For me, it was useful to shift to a mindset of how, like, what’s essentially the most nourishment per calorie or per quantity that I can get for a meals? Not, like, what’s the bottom calorie factor I can eat? And that alone helps you keep away from so many processed meals. However what are a few of your dietary tips that you just give girls? As a result of my basic take is simply that we’re generally overeating, for girls, typically undereating…however for certain, under-nourishing ourselves. Like, we’re nearly, like, malnourished, even when we’re consuming sufficient energy.


Robin: Sure. We’re overfed and undernourished. And that’s partly as a result of the meals business has accomplished a quantity on all of us. I imply, you stroll via the airport, and I simply marvel at, like, the junk, the literal anti meals, the poisonous crap, that’s in every single place. And it’s positioned as simply, like, it is a regular factor to eat. And also you have a look at the label… I used to be on the airport the opposite day, and I regarded on the label on a inexperienced juice. A inexperienced juice. And it had 50-something grams of sugar in a single little bottle, which is twice as a lot sugar that we must always have in a whole day. And so, we’ve simply been bought one thing that’s improper. And in order that’s a part of it, together with the kind of inaccurate details about energy.


I’ll put it this fashion. A cup of broccoli and a cup of soda, identical quantity, gonna have two very totally different impacts in your physique. Gonna develop totally different microbes in your intestine, gonna have totally different impacts in your blood sugar. One’s gonna create irritation, complications, and a crash. One’s gonna gasoline you and aid you detoxify your hormones via your liver, and maintain you full and satiated. And so, for us, no less than in our consuming philosophy round psychological well being and bodily well being, it’s round, we name it plant-based paleo, which doesn’t imply you can’t have animal merchandise. But it surely’s specializing in crops, entire meals, greens you can acknowledge. They’re not pulverized right into a cookie, cracker, bar, pretzel, one thing. You realize, I see all these, like, cauliflower pretzels now. Even I, like, I purchased this, proper, on the well being meals retailer for my youngsters, and I’m like, “That is nonetheless junk meals. That is nonetheless, like, processed grossness.” It’s not a cauliflower, individuals. It’s a pretzel. Let’s, like, personal it.


However, you realize, and so, consuming these entire meals, lean protein, fish. Searching for well-sourced animal protein can also be so necessary, not the manufacturing facility farmed stuff. And should you can, if it’s potential, if it’s not potential in your finances, then consuming some type of protein is approach higher than consuming any type of sugar. And for lots of people, not all people, however being gluten-free and dairy-free will be actually instructive. And I say instructive as a result of these meals should not dangerous or good. We’ve made it very binary, and I don’t love that a part of the area.


Dairy is usually a stunning meals for some individuals. Dairy can style actually good, and be actually well-sourced, and be the supply of allergy symptoms, sinus infections, bronchial asthma, pimples, eczema, digestive issues, and be a extremely problematic meals for different individuals. Wheat, and gluten, which is the protein in wheat, is usually a actually large autoimmune set off, and even a psychological well being set off for some individuals. It’s a set off for mind fog, and complications, and irritability. And so, individuals take gluten out of their lives for 3 or 4 weeks and are like, “Oh my god. My digestion feels precisely prefer it did earlier than. I don’t have any digestive points with gluten, however man, my head feels clear. And I don’t have my migraines anymore.”


And so, eradicating the refined and processed meals, getting these omega-3s, like your olive oil, your walnuts, your small fish, like your herring, sardines. After which, actually specializing in testing if, three, 4 weeks of no gluten, no dairy impacts you. As a result of if it does, it’s placing you within the driver’s seat round which meals are making you’re feeling good or dangerous on a given day. After which you possibly can select. Like, at present could be pizza day, and that’s superior. However on daily basis gained’t be pizza day, as a result of you know the way pizza makes you’re feeling.


Katie: Yeah, and I believe you introduced up one other good level about protein. As a result of one of many different unwanted effects of us consuming this very processed meals and carb-rich food plan is, I discovered no less than, many individuals should not getting sufficient protein, or no less than this was definitely true for me. I assumed I used to be, after which after I really began monitoring what I used to be consuming, I noticed I’m not getting sufficient protein, particularly with the quantity of power coaching I’m doing. And switching to extra protein and much more, like, fibers, greens, I’ve days the place I’m like, “Oh my gosh. I’ve to eat a lot meals.” However my physique has a lot power and I’m so nourished, that it was, like, a shift out of that deprivation type of food plan mindset that I had had for therefore lengthy.


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I’m additionally curious your tackle dietary supplements, as a result of definitely, it is a subject with many, many opinions. And all people’s, after all, going to be very bio-individual, and there’s personalization right here. But it surely looks like there are additionally some classes the place, typically, as a inhabitants, we are inclined to not…it’s tougher to get a few of these sure vitamins due to the meals provide being what it’s. What’s your recommendation to individuals on dietary supplements?


Robin: Yeah. So, you realize, dietary supplements, I like that you just introduced that up, like, get vilified. Like, “They’re ineffective and simply make your pee actually costly,” or, “They’re actually harmful,” or… And I’m like, it’s actually exhausting for one thing to be actually each actually harmful and actually, like, ineffective on the identical time. So, you realize, most medical suppliers should not supplement-literate. And we’re, and dietary supplements is usually a actually highly effective instrument. Most dietary supplements on the shelf are ineffective, as a result of it’s a poorly-regulated business, and so, I see individuals… I keep in mind being at, like, a well being meals grocery retailer in LA years in the past. And this lady was standing, taking a look at this, like, wall of dietary supplements, and all the pieces stated hormone this and hormone that. And there was in all probability, like, a 19-year-old, like, store employee man, and she or he’s taking a look at him and she or he’s like, “It’s my hormones. Which factor ought to I take?” And he’s like, “I believe that one will work.” And I used to be simply standing there, like, biting my nails, like, “No, no. Oh, God, don’t do it,” proper.


So, there may be lots of ineffective stuff on the market. That stated, dietary supplements will be actually highly effective instruments. And the best way I take into consideration them is we’re not utilizing them to appropriate a deficiency, largely. Like, usually, individuals aren’t so poor in vitamin C that they’ll get scurvy, like a sailor from the 1800s. However we aren’t optimum. And we are able to use dietary supplements as therapeutic instruments. So, I would prescribe magnesium glycinate or magnesium threonate as a extremely stunning sleep help, or a extremely stunning anxiety-calming complement. And so, I’m not correcting a magnesium deficiency with that instrument. I’m utilizing it therapeutically for a psychological well being or sleep objective.


Equally, many individuals like myself, 66% of individuals have some type of an MTHFR genetic variant. Its not a mutation, it’s only a variant. It modifications how we make neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine. And so, a daily B vitamin doesn’t work for me. However after I take, or my sufferers who’ve this variant, take a methylated B vitamin, methylated B12, or 5-MTHF, which is methylated folate, or ideally each, you make extra serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and it may be a really large temper enhancer.


Now, it’s not like a Xanax. You’ll be able to’t take it as soon as. You gotta take it on daily basis. And that’s the place I additionally see individuals go improper. They bought all these dietary supplements on the kitchen counter, and so they’re, like, mendacity there. And so they’re like, “Effectively, some days I take slightly of this, and a few days I take slightly…” And I’m like, that’s… It’s like taking 1 / 4 of an antibiotic and questioning why your sinus an infection doesn’t go away, proper? It’s not gonna work. So, you gotta take them commonly.


And so, within the guide, I write about among the core, type of kick starter dietary supplements, like magnesium glycinate, like methylated B nutritional vitamins, which many individuals, many, many, many individuals profit from. Like a probiotic, to assist shift our intestine micro organism, as a result of our intestine micro organism are literally serving to form which neurotransmitters are lively in our brains. Like omega-3 fat, so we are able to shift that steadiness I spoke about earlier away from these vegetable oils and in the direction of these omega-3s that actually feed our brains. Our brains are made from fats. Our brains are about 70% made from fats. So getting these wholesome fat in will be actually useful, additionally, by way of decreasing irritation. After which, vitamin D.


Most individuals are decrease in vitamin D. When you spend an hour a day outdoors completely bare, then extra energy to you. Like, you will not be low in vitamin D. However most of us have gotten the hat and the sunscreen and the garments. And we’ve been educated that, you realize, the solar is, like, harmful. Which it’s not, however, you realize, inside motive. So, vitamin D deficiency, which the vast majority of People have some type of, it may well masks as despair. And so we suggest vitamin D3 K2. So, a few of these…these are among the fundamentals. After which there’s lots of others the place you may get slightly bit fancy.


Katie: Yeah. That’s such an necessary factor, that distinction between it’s not nearly deficiency. Like, we’re not simply attempting to get into, like, not really clinically poor in one thing, that a few of these are instruments to get into extra optimum vary. And no less than from what I’ve learn, there’s issues like, as an illustration, that it’s troublesome to check for magnesium ranges, as an illustration. And the assessments will be considerably unreliable, or simply complicated, I believe. And, like, I’ve learn that not lots of magnesium is definitely saved within the blood, so blood assessments are type of not essentially a superb marker of that, whereas most individuals are typically low on magnesium anyway, and it’s not one which’s usually harmful to take. So it’s type of, to me, that’s, like, a fantastic insurance coverage coverage. Like, I take magnesium on a regular basis.


And I’m… Vitamin D as nicely, I’ve seen it’s life-changing for individuals. I’m am personally a naked-in-the-sun-for-an-hour-a-day sort of individual. However I dwell in an space the place that’s potential. And I notice most individuals don’t essentially have entry to year-round sunshine. However I really feel like each of these additionally level to a different necessary subject, which is sleep. And this could for certain be a fall-down level, particularly for mothers. And it looks like sleep is a lever that completely impacts psychological well being, very instantly, even very acutely. Like, at some point of sleep deprivation, we aren’t mentally on our sport the subsequent day. So, what are among the methods we are able to assist sleep through the day, like, these core actions we are able to construct?


Robin: Sleep is such a troublesome one, proper? I really feel prefer it’s a troublesome one for all of us. And I do know, like, I’ve a six-month-old. I do know when you have little ones, you’re similar to, “Nice, thanks. Thanks for the newsflash that I needs to be sleeping extra,” you realize. However inside that, what you possibly can give attention to is high quality sleep, as a result of high quality issues simply as a lot as amount. And so, that may imply all the pieces for ensuring… You realize, I dwell in New York Metropolis, and I dwell beneath a big rock referred to as youngsters and work, so I barely see the sunshine of day lots of the time. And that’s my actuality. I want I’m like gonna transfer right down to the place you reside, so we are able to change that, or I’m right here in Austin proper now, and I’m like, “Ooh. Sunshine is wonderful.” However again to sleep, getting outdoors within the morning, and getting publicity to sunshine within the morning can really assist actually set that circadian clock, and get your physique type of prepared for what’s a standard day.


After which, on the flip facet, solar setting or night, so, actually dimming the lights, turning down the lights. And I like to recommend a screen-free 30, or 60, ideally, earlier than mattress. So, earlier than mattress is your time to stretch, meditate, learn a hardcover guide, prep lunch or prep meals for the subsequent day, meditate, breathe, take an extended tub, proper. But it surely’s not the time to be working, working, catching up, or scrolling your social media, as a result of that actually impacts our sleep. And we’ve heard lots concerning the blue mild emanating from telephones, and now there’s, you realize, apps and stuff you can display screen that blue mild out. Blue mild’s a part of it, however it’s really been proven that it’s simply the pure stimulation of taking a look at TV, or cellphone, or laptop earlier than mattress, that’s telling your mind it’s time to rev, rev, rev and go, go, go, and then you definately don’t have high quality sleep.


Chilly, darkish room. I can’t communicate to this sufficient. Lots of people are sleeping in a extremely sizzling area. So, I do know there’s these fancy… My husband bought one. Like, the mattress covers that cool you down. He loves it. I really feel like I’m sleeping, like, my reptilian mind makes me really feel like I’m sleeping in a shallow pool of chilly water, and I discover it actually disturbing. So, like, to every his or her personal, proper, on these issues. However simply cooling your room down at evening should you can, to that 65 to 67 diploma Fahrenheit actually impacts your metabolism and your sleep high quality. Darkness. I put on an eye fixed masks. I put on earplugs lots. Like, I don’t must get up each time the child simply has, like, fuss, fuss, fuss at this level, you realize. He’s not, you realize, within the first couple months anymore. If he’s actually crying, I’ll nonetheless hear him, so it’s okay. However I believe that, you realize, actually setting ourself up for that wholesome sleep.


After which, alcohol, you realize, if I see yet one more wine and mommy meme, I’m gonna lose it. However, like, you realize, we have to study constructive strategies of managing our feelings. And on this tradition, we’re taught damaging strategies of managing our feelings. Alcohol, overworking, medicine, taking a look at screens, taking a look at media. And it’s okay. Like, I had a cocktail final evening at an occasion. And I’ll have a glass of wine right here and there. However, like, should you’re consuming extra days than you’re not, your sleep is disruptive, even when it’s a drink or two. And I believe lots of people, particularly girls, don’t notice that they’re consuming slightly bit greater than I believe they suppose they’re.


And so, actually having a look at that, and I write about that within the guide. And it’s to not say, once more, I nonetheless drink some alcohol periodically. So, should you can have it as a wholesome a part of your life, then okay, however I believe we have to set clear boundaries round what that really means, as a result of alcohol, in relation to sleep, it impairs your physique’s capacity to succeed in the decrease resting coronary heart price and decrease core physique temperature that help you attain deep sleep and get via extra of these REM cycles that it’s worthwhile to really feel rested the subsequent day. So after I hear, “Effectively, I simply had that one glass of wine at 6:00 or 7:00, and I sleep eight hours, and, you realize, I don’t get why I’m exhausted on a regular basis,” I say, “Effectively, let’s take that one glass of wine at 6:00 or 7:00 or 8:00 to zero on no less than 4 nights every week, or take a three-week hiatus and see how you’re feeling.” And other people can see a extremely large distinction.


Katie: Yeah, I’m a giant fan of biking issues. And particularly going off alcohol in spurts for a pair months at a time. Or, like, I like to do, I don’t must keep away from gluten and dairy anymore, however I discover that if I simply scale back lots of these type of meals, and alcohol, for 2 or three weeks, it’s like a fantastic reset, and I simply actually give attention to intestine well being throughout that point. And that tends to, like… I don’t wanna ever get again into the Hashimoto’s zone, in order that’s type of one in all my preemptive issues.


I like that you just introduced up the display screen time factor as nicely. I believe one of many best issues we may all do for our well being is simply cease participating with the information altogether. However to your level concerning the stimulation of social media, I’ve these, like, pink mild filters on my cellphone. And I nonetheless don’t wish to get on my cellphone at evening, however there was an evening when my workforce was like, “Hey, it’s worthwhile to try this stuff on TikTok,” as a result of we have to begin placing content material on TikTok. And I had by no means been on TikTok, and so I began scrolling via it proper earlier than mattress, and I couldn’t flip my mind off, as a result of it had simply been, like, proven all these hyper-stimulating issues. And it was a horrible evening of sleep.


The identical with alcohol, although. That’s a kind of issues. Sporting a tracker on a regular basis now, it’s like I’ve conclusive knowledge for myself that even one drink, I get a lot much less deep sleep, my HRV is decrease, my resting coronary heart price is up, and I don’t recuperate. And so, I’ve needed to, similar to you, like, I nonetheless drink occasionally, however it definitely isn’t an in a single day factor, or I simply don’t recuperate from exercises and I don’t get good sleep. And it’s not price that trade-off.


And I do know out of your private expertise, when you are scripting this guide, you had two youngsters already, I consider, after which bought pregnant along with your third, and are working an organization, and I’ve been in that zone as nicely. So I’m curious what classes you took for your self, as a result of I do know when I’m deep in analysis, I’m like, “Oh, I logically kind of knew this, however I want to use this.”


Robin: Sure. I imply, hear, I can’t be my very own physician. And I do know all the knowledge, proper? However, like, we are able to learn a weblog submit about private coaching. That doesn’t make us a private coach. I definitely am not geared up to be a private coach for myself. And, you realize, I not solely want all these reminders, I want assist, proper. And I believe, as mothers, we’re going via a time frame, and also you stated it amazingly earlier, like, we’re imagined to care for our youngsters like we’re not working, and work like we don’t have youngsters. And that turns into actually not possible. And so, setting boundaries, taking outing, particularly in a world the place for lots of us, make money working from home, if that’s the place you’re at. Not all people is. However that may imply type of being at all times on. There’s no clocking out. It’s simply, your work is at all times proper right here on this little field that I’m sitting in entrance of.


And so, setting these boundaries, to begin with, and setting these calendar invitations. I’m a giant fan of, like, calendar invitations for myself. I block time on daily basis for yoga on my calendar, that my workforce can’t schedule over. I block time within the night sure nights of week, for, like, my self-care time. And I put it on like a gathering. It’s simply as necessary as an investor assembly or a key rent, or no matter else I’m doing. I believe that blocking these issues out and treating your calendar to your life as severely as you deal with your calendar to your day job, if that’s what you’re doing, is absolutely essential.


After which, simply actually understanding, like, the place I can push it and the place I can’t. And hear, generally I push it too far, and my physique reveals up and tells me that I pushed it too far, like, energetically, after which I hear. I imply, I’ll let you know the story. Like, it’s actually embarrassing, however final week, I’m right here in Texas for a pair weeks, working distant. I flew early morning to Chicago for the day on Thursday, from Austin, again to Chicago the identical day. Again at 1:00 within the morning. Subsequent morning, I’m a giant intermittent sooner, works for me, doesn’t work for everyone, however I’m previous breastfeeding and previous being pregnant, and accomplished having youngsters ceaselessly, woohoo. So I can, you realize, get again to my biohacking. And I present up at a enterprise lunch, and I bought dizzy, and I needed to put my head down on the desk, and I informed my husband to come back get me.


And it was a kind of days the place it was simply an excessive amount of. And I cleared my calendar, and I simply rested that afternoon. And it was like, I believe generally we push via and push via and push via. And I’m any person who tends to motor, motor, motor, go, go, go. And again to the calendaring and the setting limits, I’ve actually cleared out my calendar for a few days this week, not simply Friday, after I wasn’t feeling nicely. However via this week, as a result of I used to be like, “Oh, I want to truly recuperate.” Not like a pair hours on a Friday, however I want to essentially give myself that point and area. And I believe we as girls simply don’t give ourself that point and area, after which we’re working on empty. I’ve so many sufferers who’re on youngsters two, three, and by no means type of put the fuel again within the tank between one and two, or between two and three. After which the depletion begins to essentially take over.


And so, a giant factor that we do, we do lots of preconception optimization, fertility work, serving to girls get pregnant. Supporting their our bodies. They’re nonetheless on their very own in relation to really getting pregnant. We do lots of maternity assist, we do lots of postpartum optimization and therapeutic, and, you realize, coping with all of the stuff that’s occurring there, from psychological well being to autoimmune, all the pieces. And in that postpartum interval, we actually focus lots on how are you rehabilitating your self and placing fuel again in your tank? As a result of should you didn’t do this between the final two youngsters, you’re gonna begin to actually run on empty.


And I believe girls don’t get that permission lots. They only get, you realize, take one other tablet, maintain going. And in some unspecified time in the future, no treatment is gonna substitute actually taking a timeout and restoring, for, like, weeks at a time. And I’ll prescribe to my sufferers, I’m like, “It’s important to take a break.” And that’s, like, in your prescription pad, not simply along with your refill.


Katie: Yeah, and that’s I really feel like a tough shift to make, particularly for mothers. And one I’ve needed to study the exhausting approach as nicely is to place… I now consider it as I’ve scheduled a very powerful issues first on my calendar. And people issues are the issues that give me power to do the work. So, earlier than work conferences can go on my schedule, my exercises go on my schedule, household dinners go on my schedule, time with my youngsters goes on my schedule, and people are non-negotiable. And I realized… I used to be in a behavior for lots of years of type of, like, caretaking, that I’d by no means have thought-about not displaying up for my youngsters after they wanted me. However I wasn’t displaying up for myself, which additionally made me much less capable of present up for my household. And in order that was a lesson I needed to educate myself.


And it’s humorous. I consider a correlation based mostly on what you stated of, you realize, I can know lots about private coaching. I’m not a private coach. That’s a fantastic analogy. I additionally consider, like, I’m a doula. I’ve been via a few of pupil midwifery faculty. And but, after I was in labor, all of that went utterly out the window, and I remembered nothing. And I used to be simply, like, although if another person was in labor, and after they’re hitting that area of, like, “I can’t do it,” I’d be like, “Oh, you’re nearly there. This implies this and this, and also you’re in transition.” Once I’m there, I’m like, “No, that is gonna final ceaselessly.” And once you’re in it, it’s exhausting to see the ten,000-foot view, so it’s at all times useful to have these nice sources of steerage from outdoors, which type of loops again to the preliminary level about work with practitioners who’re your companions, and who you possibly can actually align your targets and transfer towards the place you wanna go.


And as we get very near the tip of our time, I can’t consider how briskly this has blown by, a pair extra questions I like to ask, the primary being if there’s a guide or numerous books which have profoundly influenced your life, and if that’s the case, what they’re and why?


Robin: I like “The Energy of Now,” by Eckhart Tolle. And I believe, you realize, we study very early in life in our tradition to type of future journey and dwell on the previous, and we don’t discover ways to be right here. And I’m definitely responsible of that. In order that’s one which I come again to time and again and over, that actually shifted my perspective on actuality, that I extremely suggest.


Katie: I like that one as nicely. I’ll put a hyperlink to that within the present notes at, after all, with a hyperlink to your guide as nicely. If individuals wish to continue learning from you or perhaps have particular questions associated to preconception optimization, or postpartum, or any of those matters we’ve talked about, the place is one of the best place to search out you and continue learning from you on-line?


Robin: So, And we now have an superior publication, everybody, with wonderful… I imply, I’m speaking to the content material queen right here, so I don’t even know why ought to I say this. However we now have an incredible publication, all doctor authored and edited, well being coach authored and edited, that offers plenty of step-by-step instruments. You should purchase the guide “State Change,” which is my easy roadmap for locating and re-finding higher psychological well being each single day, in, wherever books are bought, Amazon and Barnes & Noble and, after all, all of the locations.


When you’re trying to simply do, get your symptom rating, and do it on-line, I’d try Anyone can simply go there and get their symptom rating, and type of start that technique of that first step, which is, I must know the place I’m proper now with a purpose to direct myself to a brand new place. After which it’s @Parsley_Health or @robinberzinmd on all of the socials.


Katie: Superior. These hyperlinks might be within the present notes as nicely. And any parting recommendation for the listeners at present that could possibly be associated to one thing we’ve talked about, or completely unrelated?


Robin: Don’t let good be the enemy of actually good. Simply begin.


Katie: I adore it. Effectively, we’ve gotten via a lot at present. This has been so useful and sensible. I do know you’re a busy mother and a busy physician. I’m very grateful for you being right here at present and sharing your knowledge with us.


Robin: Oh, my, gosh. I’m so grateful to you. Thanks for all of the work you do, and thanks for having me.


Katie: And thanks as at all times to all of you for listening, and sharing your most respected assets, your time, your power, and your consideration with us at present. We’re each so grateful that you just did, and I hope that you’ll be part of me once more on the subsequent episode of “The Wellness Mama Podcast.”


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